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Some progress amid Sami celebrations

Norway's indigenous Sami people could finally celebrate not only their cultural heritage but some recent accomplishments on their national day this past weekend. Challenges...

New Year speeches stressed solidarity

All three of the New Year speeches delivered by the monarch, the prime minister and the president of the Sami Parliament (Sametinget) during the...

Samí emerge as state budget winners

Various Samí communities around Norway were celebrating on Wednesday after the government's proposed state budget for next year granted then a total of NOK...

Sami celebrate amid climate concerns

Sami flags flew all over Norway on Thursday as the country's indigenous people celebrated their own national day. The president of the Sami Parliament...

New Year speeches all addressed suicide

King Harald, Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the president of Norway's Sami Parliament, Aili Keskitalo, all tackled the difficult issue of suicide in their...

Sparks fly over Finnmark mining

While local elected officials were celebrating with cake, protests poured in over the Conservative state government's decision on Thursday to finally allow mining operations...

Sami celebrations spanned the nation

Sami flags were flying all over Norway on Tuesday as the country's indigenous people celebrated their own national day. From Oslo's City Hall to...

Sami president hails cultural pride

Norway's Sami population faces another important year ahead, claimed the president of Sametinget (The Sami Parliament), Aili Keskitalo, in her traditional New Year's address...

Joke about Sami backfires

A Sami member of the Conservative Party's youth organization Unge Høyre has resigned in protest over what he calls an offensive proposal at the...

Sami protest windmill project

Demonstrators led by Sami reindeer herders blocked access to a construction site for what's been billed as the largest windmill project in Europe this...

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